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audition

noun

1 audition

The ability to hear; the auditory faculty.

synonyms: auditory modality, auditory sense, hearing, sense of hearing.

Roget 418: hearing etc. v.; audition, auscultation; eavesdropping; audibility.    acute ear, nice ear, delicate ear, quick ear, sharp ear, correct ear, ... show more

Dutch: gehoor
Polish: słuch



2 audition

A test of the suitability of a performer.

synonym: tryout.

Roget 463: experiment; essay etc. (attempt) 675; analysis etc. (investigation) 461; screen; trial, tentative method, t=atonnement.    verification, ... show more

verb

1 audition

Perform in order to get a role:
— She auditioned for a role on Broadway.

synonym: try out.


Moby thesaurus: Gedankenexperiment, attention, audibility, audience, aural examination, aural sense, auscultation, bench test, blue book, bugging, conference, dry run, eager attention, ear, eavesdropping, electronic surveillance, exam, examen, examination, examination by ear ... show more.

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